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1  Other / Beginners & Help / Re: Why is the price of BTC (and any other crypto) always higher in Asian countries? on: September 21, 2020, 11:34:21 PM
Less people trading it?

I think it's probably reasonable to assume a 2.5% fluctuation)(or 0m5%) based on exchange fees because there's just less volume and the price isn't in realtime.

If not then maybe too many people are makrrt dumping and not setting limit orders.
2  Economy / Speculation / Re: Are we biased? on: September 21, 2020, 05:32:10 PM
What's the market cap of bitcoin? ~200 billion $, there can't be many assets or market caps at that level.

Afaik, to put it in perspective I think we're 1/30th of the gold industry which is pretty good for something 10 years old?

If we have a disastrous strike and the economy receeds greatly, no asset is good for holding all you need is food and fuel (fire etc) and water. Beyond that the rest of the money people have has to go somewhere.

I actually think if shit hits the fan in Europe, we'd probably turn socialist/communist (with some things) or the time it takes other countries to recover and then break wawy from it after that.
3  Bitcoin / Electrum / Re: How accurate is the fee estimation in Electrum? on: September 21, 2020, 03:58:09 PM
The fee estimation is only based on the past.

It's possible to change the fee estimator to be within a certain mempool constraint also which might be helpful for getting it within the next block but I mainly use the android version of electrum so I don't know how to do it on a PC.

I don't know also why you say you couldn't rbf? Surely they'd just accept the new transaction on the other end?
4  Bitcoin / Electrum / Re: The server returned an error when broadcasting the transaction. on: September 21, 2020, 03:07:34 PM
Try restarting electrum and does sit still not work?

What's the error, can you screenshot it? Are you fully connected with a balance at the bottom of the screen?
5  Economy / Economics / UK planning sliding window lockdown methadology on: September 21, 2020, 11:54:19 AM
This was starting with England but it light be rolled out across the 4 nations as an idea.

Instead of having a full nationwide lockdown, the government seems to intend on locking down certain regions, locking down their southern neighbours and then opening them back up again.

Currently the former cumbric country has been on lockdown (Yorkshire and Lancashire (Inc Manchester) ). I don't know how much this'll achieve (and it seems more foolish than just closing the borders) but I assume it'll at least mean someone's hospital has capacity (whoever has been in lockdown for a while) ?

The title is based off the "sliding window" methadology if you were curious, look it up!
6  Economy / Reputation / Re: DT members are allowed to use lies as reason to give red tags? on: September 20, 2020, 11:42:49 PM
People can do whatever they want with the trust system technically.

I can't say about the flag thing but I unless you've deleted or edited the post, the other one is potentially overkill however it is just a neg, what affect does it have on you? It's not a flag and it's not trading related?

It devalues the warning system in general and now i can't be on chipmixer either
Also if I wish to trade my gold bars people may be put off now that I have a red tag claiming I am telling lies ?

I think that DT1 should not be handing out negative trust based on lies they make up or statements they can not prove or at least provide corroborating evidence.

Deliberately making up lies to justify fake red tags dilutes the warning system. That is facilitating scammers.

This is simply a DT1 making up lies to apply a red tag to my account.

He is doing this because he wants to use the trust system to crush my free speech and deter me from speaking the truth.

The trust system is not there to punish those telling the truth or those expressing an opinion they can strongly corroborate with independently verifiable evidence.

I wish it to be examined.

People shouldnt really trade gold without escrow anyway and I doubt it'll hinder too much.

If your only intention is to join a sig then it's probanly good you've been negged.

I didn't actually see you post any evidence even if you say you can produce it?


I want to emphasize for newbies that supporting or opposing flag whoever the person created is not worthy of negative feedback. This is just an isolated case because OP is a proven alt account of someone that has a bad reputation in the forum. So don't be scared on participating flag votes

It should NOT have been provided as the reason for giving the flag then! Because I can imaging it doing exactly that... nvm it was a lot of flags it maybe could.
7  Economy / Reputation / Re: DT members are allowed to use lies as reason to give red tags? on: September 20, 2020, 11:08:32 PM
People can do whatever they want with the trust system technically.

I can't say about the flag thing but I unless you've deleted or edited the post, the other one is potentially overkill however it is just a neg, what affect does it have on you? It's not a flag and it's not trading related?
8  Economy / Service Announcements / Re: [ANN] ChipMixer.com - Bitcoin mixer / Bitcoin tumbler - mixing reinvented on: September 20, 2020, 06:41:47 PM
You might want to send a pm to chipmixer with that link rather than posting it here just in case it gets abused?
9  Bitcoin / Electrum / Re: I opened an Electrum wallet. I just opened. How I can remove from my PC? on: September 20, 2020, 06:39:11 PM
You're not paying anything. If you have funds in you're wallet, I'd suggest moving them out first. If you don't have any money in, how are they going to get you to pay for stuff?

10  Economy / Exchanges / Re: Bitcoin Wallet Address Not Valid On Xcoins on: September 20, 2020, 06:10:49 PM
Contact their support and ask sending the address?

Is it native segwit, beginning with "bc1"? What wallet are you using though also, if it is an address beginning bc1 you'll have to change the type of address being created.
11  Bitcoin / Electrum / Re: I opened an Electrum wallet. I just opened. How I can remove from my PC? on: September 20, 2020, 05:45:22 PM
Thanks for your answer.
I use Norton 360 for antivirüs program.
I downloaded from Electrum.org.
Notification about ''System infected:Coinminer activity''.

Can I delete Electrum Wallet? If I can, is it has price for deleting wallet?

Try running a scan with Norton and get them to remove it.

It might be a virus as i use Norton and didn't get the notification. Try not to restart your computer before completing a scan and seeing it's clean.
12  Other / Meta / Re: Deletion of topic and all user post. on: September 20, 2020, 05:41:48 PM
#4 just tells you when you post via email.

I don't see much of a problem with posts being deleted in a topic and you not being notified, I think there is a notification bot you can use for it (not sure what it is though).
13  Bitcoin / Electrum / Re: I opened an Electrum wallet. I just opened. How I can remove from my PC? on: September 20, 2020, 05:17:57 PM
Yeah check you don't loaded it from electrum.org.

If you want to get rid of it get your antivirus to do it as that's what it's there for.

It was likely a false positive if it says something like
Trojan gen windows (followed by a number).

Or if it was a community alert"not many people have this installed"

As well as a firewall issue as stated above.

How aggressive is your antivirus setup? Does it normally get rid of viruses automatically or have you whitelisted this one?
If you want rid of the file it depends on whether you installed it or just downloaded a standalone version.
14  Bitcoin / Mycelium / Re: could you please help me understand where my bitcoin went? on: September 19, 2020, 04:05:29 PM
Do you have any relevant transaction Ids for us to look sy. Also which mycelium are you using, android abs apple are pretty different?.

Depending on your phone and for how long you want to store it, you light want to look into getting a trezor if it's an android and is able to charge from it's usbc charging port (I think the ledger nano X also has similar functionality via Bluetooth). I'd remommend these probably is you're storing more than around 0.2BTC. If less, electrum should do fine just make sure you write down the 12 words and keep that safe.
15  Other / Meta / Re: Is something wrong with TOR connection or forum is awefully slow? on: September 19, 2020, 01:23:37 PM
My VPN was getting issues earlier about 12 hours ago but it seems to be alright now. Yesterday it was stuck loading a majority of the page and got stuck with a loading bar on 75% for a while.
16  Other / Meta / Re: Reduced forum activity on: September 19, 2020, 01:19:53 PM
We're certainly very far from the 2017 levels, there's probably fewer bounties and stuff now too to keep people here.

I'm expecting a pot of people had ambition to start something new and then decided to put it off until tomorrow and then do that every day - I was meant to send an email in March and I'm still working on it...

I always think, whenever there's a slowdown, there's normally an advantage for people bullish on cryptocurrency to start projects and start building stuff without an immonant crash or ensuing fomo.
17  Bitcoin / Legal / Re: SEC Shuts Down Unikrn For Its $31M 2017 ICO on: September 19, 2020, 12:06:27 PM
Wasn't a 3 year window passed for the US where a company knew that after the ico they had that time to innovate? If they haven't, its probably good they've been forced to close..
18  Other / Beginners & Help / Re: Wrong information about bitcoin on: September 19, 2020, 01:47:25 AM
Bitmain a while ago held more than 50% of the hashing capacity on the network - it's why they completely split into 3 different companies with different ownership afaik but they seemed to manage everything in a fairly reasonable manner and have since gone below the 50% threshold by quite a bit. It is possible to hold more the 50% of the hash power but expensive. And it becomes even more expensive if you do shady stuff.
Bitmain is the owner of the antpool, antpool has been the largest bitcoin mining pool at one time before, but they have never had more than 50% mining hashrate capacity before. You can check the thread below posted by tranthidung
I think you will like this good information about mining pools. No mining pool have

https://www.buybitcoinworldwide.com/mining/pools/


From that thread With ~90% of blocks solved by 10 pools, is Bitcoin really decentralized anymore?, I made this one.

Data source
Data I used here is total blocks found by Miners/ pools.

All time
Raw data
Code:
     +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+
     | rank                       miner   blocks_total   blocks_miner    pblocks |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  1. |    1                     Unknown         629697         245793   39.03354 |
  2. |    2                      F2Pool         629697          54080   8.588258 |
  3. |    3                     AntPool         629697          48856   7.758652 |
  4. |    4                   BTC Guild         629697          32935   5.230293 |
  5. |    5                   SlushPool         629697          32883   5.222035 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  6. |    6                     BTC.com         629697          29125    4.62524 |
  7. |    7                    GHash.IO         629697          23083   3.665731 |
  8. |    8                     BitFury         629697          19513   3.098792 |
  9. |    9                   BTCC Pool         629697          18027   2.862805 |
 10. |   10                      ViaBTC         629697          17364   2.757517 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 11. |   11                     BTC.TOP         629697          15368   2.440539 |
 12. |   12                      BW.COM         629697          12417   1.971901 |
 13. |   13                     Eligius         629697          11425   1.814365 |
 14. |   14                   BitMinter         629697           6464   1.026525 |
 15. |   15                       50BTC         629697           6392   1.015091 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 16. |   16                    KnCMiner         629697           6290   .9988931 |
 17. |   17             BitClub Network         629697           5672   .9007507 |
 18. |   18                      OzCoin         629697           4845   .7694176 |
 19. |   19                   EclipseMC         629697           3488   .5539172 |
 20. |   20                       Bixin         629697           3355   .5327959 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 21. |   21                   ASICMiner         629697           3127   .4965881 |
 22. |   22                 Bitcoin.com         629697           2444   .3881232 |
 23. |   23                    KanoPool         629697           2428   .3855823 |
 24. |   24                      Poolin         629697           2135    .339052 |
 25. |   25                    GBMiners         629697           2093   .3323821 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 26. |   26                       DPOOL         629697           1918   .3045909 |
 27. |   27                CloudHashing         629697           1824   .2896631 |
 28. |   28                   Telco 214         629697           1661   .2637776 |
 29. |   29                     21 Inc.         629697           1508   .2394803 |
 30. |   30                     Polmine         629697           1273   .2021607 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 31. |   31                   Cointerra         629697            870   .1381617 |
 32. |   32                MegaBigPower         629697            816   .1295861 |
 33. |   33                        OKEX         629697            802   .1273628 |
 34. |   34                      58COIN         629697            745   .1183109 |
 35. |   35               1THash&58COIN         629697            710   .1127526 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 36. |   36                  digitalBTC         629697            676   .1073532 |
 37. |   37                       Huobi         629697            643   .1021126 |
 38. |   38                        HHTT         629697            623   .0989365 |
 39. |   39                  Bitparking         629697            583   .0925842 |
 40. |   40                      MaxBTC         629697            449   .0713041 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 41. |   41                     BATPOOL         629697            441   .0700337 |
 42. |   42   Bitcoin Affiliate Network         629697            438   .0695573 |
 43. |   43                     CoinLab         629697            346   .0549471 |
 44. |   44                TripleMining         629697            333   .0528826 |
 45. |   45                GoGreenLight         629697            333   .0528826 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 46. |   46                       CANOE         629697            321   .0509769 |
 47. |   47                 BTC Nuggets         629697            293   .0465303 |
 48. |   48                 Solo CKPool         629697            243     .03859 |
 49. |   49                 Yourbtc.net         629697            226   .0358903 |
 50. |   50                bytepool.com         629697            202   .0320789 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 51. |   51                  ConnectBTC         629697            153   .0242974 |
 52. |   52                   NovaBlock         629697            133   .0211213 |
 53. |   53               BitcoinRussia         629697            127   .0201684 |
 54. |   54         xbtc.exx.com&bw.com         629697            116   .0184216 |
 55. |   55             digitalX Mintsy         629697            116   .0184216 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 56. |   56               Bitcoin India         629697            114   .0181039 |
 57. |   57                      NMCbit         629697            105   .0166747 |
 58. |   58                      CKPool         629697             86   .0136574 |
 59. |   59                      Mt Red         629697             77   .0122281 |
 60. |   60                 shawnp0wers         629697             72   .0114341 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 61. |   61                     8baochi         629697             51   .0080991 |
 62. |   62              ST Mining Corp         629697             48   .0076227 |
 63. |   63                        EMCD         629697             46   .0073051 |
 64. |   64                    PHash.IO         629697             44   .0069875 |
 65. |   65               simplecoin.us         629697             43   .0068287 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 66. |   66                 MiningKings         629697             41   .0065111 |
 67. |   67                      mmpool         629697             40   .0063523 |
 68. |   68                   Waterhole         629697             36    .005717 |
 69. |   69                     Binance         629697             35   .0055582 |
 70. |   70                      BTCDig         629697             33   .0052406 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 71. |   71                       1Hash         629697             30   .0047642 |
 72. |   72                       Eobot         629697             25   .0039702 |
 73. |   73                   HAOZHUZHU         629697             25   .0039702 |
 74. |   74       transactioncoinmining         629697             24   .0038114 |
 75. |   75                      175btc         629697             22   .0034937 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 76. |   76                     Bitsolo         629697             22   .0034937 |
 77. |   77               NiceHash Solo         629697             20   .0031761 |
 78. |   78                        DCEX         629697             19   .0030173 |
 79. |   79                     HotPool         629697             17   .0026997 |
 80. |   80                       A-XBT         629697             16   .0025409 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 81. |   81                   BCMonster         629697             15   .0023821 |
 82. |   82                Bravo Mining         629697             13   .0020645 |
 83. |   83                    Haominer         629697             10   .0015881 |
 84. |   84                     BTCServ         629697              9   .0014293 |
 85. |   85                   bcpool.io         629697              8   .0012705 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 86. |   86              myBTCcoin Pool         629697              8   .0012705 |
 87. |   87                      TBDice         629697              4   .0006352 |
 88. |   88                   Multipool         629697              3   .0004764 |
 89. |   89        Patel\'s Mining pool         629697              2   .0003176 |
 90. |   90                       BTCMP         629697              2   .0003176 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 91. |   91                     Nexious         629697              1   .0001588 |
 92. |   92                       7pool         629697              1   .0001588 |
 93. |   93          Tricky\'s BTC Pool         629697              1   .0001588 |
 94. |   94                   EkanemBTC         629697              1   .0001588 |
 95. |   95                    HASHPOOL         629697              1   .0001588 |
     |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 96. |   96                      HashBX         629697              1   .0001588 |
 97. |   97                     RigPool         629697              1   .0001588 |
 98. |   98                       UNOMP         629697              1   .0001588 |
     +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+

For specific years
  • In 2009: all miners are unknown (32490 blocks found)
  • In 2010: all miners are unknown (67920 blocks found)
  • From 2011 to May 2020, please take a look at bar charts.



No that's true. But they sit into antpool and btc.com and potentially another pool which did control more than 50% of the network when we had a crash in 2017 and people started turning off their miners. I don't think it lasted long (a month or so maybe) but they still had a large amount of hash power.

I've seen viabtc be accused of being part of bitmain too, which, if true means they could have had substantially more than 50% for a while.
Not sure what happened to btc.com though.



PS i wouldn't say never, it was 100% by Satoshi at the first few blocks Wink.
19  Other / Beginners & Help / Re: Wrong information about bitcoin on: September 18, 2020, 11:14:31 PM
Why would they think it was subject to a 51% attack before. I'm not sure if the testnet has been subject to one actually (or an isolated version of the blockchain from the start to check its reaction to it).
What the article is trying to convey is that 51% attack is possible on bitcoin blockchain, but the way it was conveyed is so misleading and inaccurate. Bitcoin blockchain with the hashes generated and the way it is generated that is not in a centralized way will makes it not possible as we all know. Which means bitcoin is not subjected to any attack.

Bitmain a while ago held more than 50% of the hashing capacity on the network - it's why they completely split into 3 different companies with different ownership afaik but they seemed to manage everything in a fairly reasonable manner and have since gone below the 50% threshold by quite a bit. It is possible to hold more the 50% of the hash power but expensive. And it becomes even more expensive if you do shady stuff.
20  Bitcoin / Development & Technical Discussion / Re: [validation performance] ECDSA GLD endomorphism patent expires Sep 25th 2020 on: September 18, 2020, 11:10:22 PM
It wasn't an option in Bitcoin, other than you could go modify the software to enable it-- which you could always do even if we'd never heard of the optimization. There is no case law that supports a conclusion that implementing something to test it in a non-commercial non-production scholarly manner is a patent violation: considering that the unequivocal case law in the US on the distribution of source code being a first amendment protected right, any attempt to block the scholarly evaluation of patented algorithms in this manner would be on pretty shaky constitutional grounds at best.  Plus how could you even decide if you wanted to implement something without actually trying it?


Ahh yeah the python thing was for testing whether the algorithm could be broken readingnbacknthroughbitnthere we're two conversations at once..

I thought that was the endomorphism command that disabled the flag and increased efficiently.


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I guess this is the reason a lot of code is copied from similar places which hopefully doesn't need to happen now if people can start developing their own versions of the protocol
I can't make any sense of this statement.

I seem to remember a dev on here saying some of the original core algorithms for the ECC were from an open source library (I can't remember the name as I've used too many encryption libraries now)... So I assumed functioning code was just moved as per the mantra of not reinventing the wheel.
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